For accepted Sustainable Places 2017 contributors:

CONTRIBUTION SUBMISSION TIMELINE (being confirmed, authors will receive notifications)

  • Presentations, conference papers, and posters submission: 15 June 2017
  • SP2017 symposium: 28-29 June 2017
  • SP2017 pilot site visit dates: 30 June 2017
  • Invitations to extend papers for the Special Issue sent to authors: 1 July 2017
  • Special issue extended full paper submission deadline: 31 July 2017
  • Peer-review refereeing process: 1 – 31 August 2017
  • Notification of review results for the special issue manuscripts: 31 August 2017
  • Revise and resubmit process: 1-31 September 2017
  • Final camera-ready paper submissions deadline: 1 October 2017
  • Tentative special issue publication date: October/November 2017

Buildings journal Special Issue editorial requirements (5 chosen papers can not also publish abstracts in Proceedings Journal, papers to be chosen following a peer-review)

  1. The paper should be expanded to the size of a research article;
  2. The conference paper should be cited and noted on the first page of the paper;
  3. Authors are asked to disclose that it is conference paper in their cover letter and include a statement on what has been changed compared to the original conference paper;
  4. There should be expansions in the result and discussion parts and the overlap between the expanded full paper and the abstract should be lower than 50% *.
  5. Accepted papers for the SI cannot have abstracts published in the Proceedings

ABSTRACT EXTENSIONS (OF ALL TYPES) FOR MDPI-PUBLISHED PAPER PROCEEDINGS

  • Accepted abstracts of all types (workshops, posters, presentations, and papers) can extend their abstracts for inclusion into the SP2017 paper proceedings published by MDPI during the summer
  • All extended abstracts (and workshop reports) should be a maximum of 4 A4 pages long, and contain info for all co-authors, to be sent by email to ZIA[.]LENNARD[@]R2MSOLUTION[.]COM no later than 15th July 2017
  • A standard reference format is required, please follow MDPI’s house style found here: http://www.mdpi.com/authors/references

EVENT PPT/PDF PRESENTATION INSTRUCTIONS

  • All PPTs/PDFs must contain the SP2017 logo used in a visible fashion. The file can be downloaded here: http://www.sustainableplaces.eu/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/SP2017_updated_logo-e1490359260700.png
  • All poster, paper, and presentation authors must deliver the PPT or PDF file of their intended presentation to ZIA[.]LENNARD[@]R2MSOLUTION[.]COM by 15th June
  • Please also bring a USB stick with the same file to the venue to be uploaded 10 minutes prior to the session commencement on the computer located in the room of your presentation.

FULL CONFERENCE & JOURNAL PAPER INSTRUCTIONS

  • Conference papers should use the Buildings journal template and be sent to ZIA[.]LENNARD[@]R2MSOLUTION[.]COM by 15 June. The specifics are found at this link: http://www.mdpi.com/journal/buildings/instructions.
  • Selected conference paper authors will be notified of invitation to extend their work for potential inclusion into the Buildings Special Issue by 1st July
  • All extended full papers are due by email before 31 July 2017, please send them to ZIA[.]LENNARD[@]R2MSOLUTION[.]COM to referee the peer-review during August
  • Following the peer-review conducted during August, papers that will be published in the Buildings Special Issue have the month of September to revise and resubmit their final camera-ready papers by email to ZIA[.]LENNARD[@]R2MSOLUTION[.]COM

Additional questions or concerns should be emailed to: ZIA[.]LENNARD[@]R2MSOLUTION[.]COM